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  1. Inside the New Royalty Split for 'Uptown Funk': Who Gets Paid What

    May 04, 2015 1:02 PM EDT Songwriting credits for "Uptown Funk!" went to four people initially: Ronson, Mars, Phillip Martin Lawrence and Jeffrey Bhasker . However, before the song was even released it had gained two more: Nicholas Williams (AKA Trinidad James ) ...

  2. 'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson Parts Ways With Interscope, Takes Label to Task

    May 04, 2015 11:00 AM EDT With his time as the reigning American Idol almost over, season 13 champ Caleb Johnson has a lot on his plate, including his first tour as a solo headliner, a new music video for his song “Fighting Gravity,” a sophomore album in the works and a se ...

  3. Spotify Reportedly Secures Goldman Sachs Funding Amidst Rumors of Apple Offensive

    May 04, 2015 10:50 AM EDT Reports of a massive injection of funding for Spotify have been bubbling up since January , the latest in a report from CNBC Friday night (the second of its kind ) saying that the company had closed on a large round from Goldman Sachs, the Wall St ...

  4. Executive POV: Universal Music Group Nashville Chairman/CEO Mike Dungan on Breaking Kacey Musgraves, the Future of Bro Country and How Much a Hit Costs Now

    May 04, 2015 8:27 AM EDT On April 19, the Academy of Country Music Awards drew more than 70,000 fans to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and 15.8 million viewers ­(according to Nielsen) to its CBS telecast thanks to ­superstars like Taylor Swift , Blake Shelton , Luk ...

  5. Kraftwerk Announce Fall North American Tour

    May 04, 2015 8:00 AM EDT After taking their talents to North America last spring, German electronic pioneers Kraftwerk are coming back for more. The group today (May 4) announced a new 12-date tour, bringing their immersive 3-D stage show to less frequented markets like P ...

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